Mumbai: A lot of accomplished actresses chose to marry men who were already taken. Rani Mukerji, who married Aditya Chopra in Italy recently, is also one such name. Here is a list of all those actresses who chose to become second wives.
*Rani Mukerji's name is now part of a long list of Bollywood actresses who found love in married or divorced men. She married Aditya Chopra April 21 in Italy who was previously married to Payal.
*Vidya Balan married UTV studios CEO Siddharth Roy Kapur in Dec 2012 to become Siddharth's not second but third wife. Siddharth's first wife was his childhood love while his second wife was a television producer. He separated from his second wife in 2008 and the divorce came in 2011.
*Kareena Kapoor is probably the most famous second wife with an 10-year-age gap between her and husband Saif Ali Khan. Saif's first wife is actress Amrita Singh who stole Saif's heart when he had just entered the industry while she was an established name. Amrita is 12 years older to Saif and probably the age difference came between the two as they ended their 13-year-old marriage in 2004. He then dated Italian model Rosa Catalano for three years before starting a relationship with Kareena. The couple tied the knot in Oct 2012.
*Kareena's elder sister Karisma also married a divorcee, Sunjay Kapur, a childhood friend. Sunjay is a Delhi-based businessman who was previously married to fashion designer Nandita Mahtani. Karisma, who was engaged to Abhishek Bachchan, broke up with Abhishek in 2003 and the same year married Sunjay. The couple has two kids - Samaira and Kiaan. However, trouble has been constantly brewing in their paradise of sorts.
*When Shilpa Shetty agreed to doing the British version of Big Brother, she wouldn't have had any idea that she will soon meet her potential husband in the city. Businessman Raj Kundra was a married man but he divorced his wife Kavita some time before meeting Shilpa. After winning the show, Shilpa met Raj and they tied the knot in 2009. The couple has a son Viaan.
*Lara Dutta also chose to marry a married man, tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi. Mahesh was married to model Shvetha Jaishankar but the marriage didn't work and they chose to part ways after seven years. Bhupathi then met Lara and the couple tied the knot in 2011. They have a daughter named Saira.
*Actresses like Sridevi, Raveena Tandon, Yogita Bali, Kiran Juneja, Shabana Azmi, Sangeeta Bijlani, Soni Razdan also chose to marry men who were or had been hooked. Filmmaker Kiran Rao is also a part of this list who is married to superstar Aamir Khan who was married to his teenage love Reena Dutta for 16 years.